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Avoiding The Road. The 25th Anniversary.

For nine years I have avoided The Road. Perhaps longer. I did not need the book description to know that I would avoid reading it. I picked it up, held it in my hand, and I knew. There was a little … Continue reading

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The Absence of Presence: C.S. Lewis’ Strained Relationship with his Father

I have written another blog on the death of C.S. Lewis’ mother and the haunting role it played in his life. Quite apart from the absence of his mother, her dead led to an unexpected consequence: a strain in his … Continue reading

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Avoiding The Road

For seven years I have avoided The Road. Perhaps longer. I did not need the book description to know that I would avoid reading it. I picked it up, held it in my hand, and I knew. There was a … Continue reading

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The Absence of Presence: C.S. Lewis’ Strained Relationship with his Father

I have written another blog on the death of C.S. Lewis’ mother and the haunting role it played in his life. Quite apart from the absence of his mother, her dead led to an unexpected consequence: a strain in his … Continue reading

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